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Ships with Wings (1941)

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103 min | Drama, War

Lt. Dick Stacey is dismissed from the Fleet Air Arm for poor discipline. He joins the Aircraft Carrier "HMS Ark Royal" (The Ship with Wings). When they go into battle in the Mediterranean he acts heroically and redeems himself.See moreLt. Dick Stacey is dismissed from the Fleet Air Arm for poor discipline. He joins the Aircraft Carrier "HMS Ark Royal" (The Ship with Wings). When they go into battle in the Mediterranean he acts heroically and redeems himself. Written by Steve Crook See less
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Writers
Patrick Kirwan (screen play) | Austin Melford (screen play) | Diana Morgan (screen play) | Sergei Nolbandov (screen play)
Cinematographers
Wilkie Cooper (interior photography) | Eric Cross (exterior photography) | Mutz Greenbaum (interior photography) | Roy Kellino (exterior photography)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 30, 1941

Release date
May 23, 1942 (United States)

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30 cast members
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John Clements
Lieut. Stacey Lieut. Stacey   See fewer
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Leslie Banks
Vice-Admiral Weatherby Vice-Admiral Weatherby   See fewer
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Jane Baxter
Celia Weatherby Celia Weatherby   See fewer
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Ann Todd
Kay Gordon Kay Gordon   See fewer
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Basil Sydney
Capt. Fairfax Capt. Fairfax   See fewer
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Edward Chapman
Papadopoulos Papadopoulos   See fewer
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Hugh Williams
Wagner Wagner   See fewer
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Michael Wilding
Lieut. Grant Lieut. Grant   See fewer
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Michael Rennie
Lieut. Maxwell Lieut. Maxwell   See fewer
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Cecil Parker
German Air Marshal German Air Marshal   See fewer
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John Stuart
Commdr. Hood Commdr. Hood   See fewer
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Frank Cellier
Gen. Scarappa Gen. Scarappa   See fewer
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Morland Graham
C.P.O.Marsden C.P.O.Marsden   See fewer
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Charles Victor
MacDermott MacDermott   See fewer
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Hugh Burden
Sub.Lt. Weatherby Sub.Lt. Weatherby   See fewer
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George Merritt
Surgeon Comdr. Surgeon Comdr.   See fewer
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John Laurie
Lt.Comdr. Reid Lt.Comdr. Reid   See fewer
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Charles Stuart
Von Rittau Von Rittau   See fewer
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Clive Baxter
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Farrell
C.P.O. Getting Autograph (uncredited) C.P.O. Getting Autograph (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Fleming
Colonel (uncredited) Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cameron Hall
Officer on Ark Royal (uncredited) Officer on Ark Royal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Pengally
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Graham Penley
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Russell
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Spence
SS Officer (uncredited) SS Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brooks Turner
German Soldier [scene with Cecil Parker] (uncredited) German Soldier [scene with Cecil Parker] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Williams
Commander (uncredited) Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 99 votes